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"No fief can remain in the possession of a woman," was the sententious utterance of the bailiff.
“He may delay his defense if he like,” said a sententious young officer to whom I had imparted this natural wish.The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce|Ambrose Bierce
Another long and deliberate pause succeeded these sententious questions and ready replies.The Last of the Mohicans|James Fenimore Cooper
As soon as the door had closed behind him, several of the gamesters exchanged sententious nods and glances.The Sorrows of Satan|Marie Corelli
Thus appealed to, however, he answered his friend in his ordinary sententious manner.The Deerslayer|James Fenimore Cooper